70mm classics coming to Bell Lightbox in Toronto
TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA — The winter line-up of films to be shown at the Toronto International Film Festival’s permanent Bell Lightbox center on King Street will include three classics that shall be presented in the splendor of 70mm, including a newly-struck print of “2001, A Space Odyssey.” The other 70mm events will include “Lawrence of Arabia” and “Playtime.”
The season also includes an eclectic lineup of contemporary and classic films that will have exclusive engagements of at least one week at TIFF Bell Lightbox. Titles include Lucy Walker, Karen Harley & João Jardim’s Waste Land (2009); Jean-Luc Godard’s Film Socialisme (2010); Julie Taymor’s The Tempest (2010); Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) in 3-D, and a new 70mm print of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968).
The full press release about the showing of these films and others is here.